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Army secretary touts importance of mental health

| | Jul 28 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who’s injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need.

  • | Posted: Jul 9 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — A burst of hiring in June provided a reassuring sign that the U.S. economy will likely withstand global weakness that may be magnified by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

  • | Posted: Jul 9 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she doesn’t want to think about the possibility of Donald Trump winning the White House, and she predicts the next president — “whoever she will be” — will have a few appointments to make to the Supreme Court.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 9:51am

    LOS ANGELES — For more than two decades now, law enforcement agencies have pushed officers to build bonds with the communities they patrol, shedding the “warrior cop” image in favor of cooperation and collaboration.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 9:50am

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday that America is “horrified” by a targeted shooting of police officers in Dallas, and he said there is no justification for the violence.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 9:49am

    DALLAS (AP) — An Army veteran killed by Dallas police after the sniper slayings of five officers during a protest march told authorities that he was upset about the police shootings of two black men earlier this week and wanted to exterminate whites, “especially white officers,” officials said Friday.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — A live, online piece of footage of a dying man brought a shocking new immediacy Thursday to the issue that gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:05am

    FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — A woman who watched as a police officer fatally shot her boyfriend during a traffic stop streamed the gruesome aftermath of the slaying live on Facebook, telling a worldwide audience that her companion had been shot “for no apparent reason” while reaching for his wallet.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Under an onslaught of Republican criticism, FBI Director James Comey vigorously defended the government’s decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over her private email setup, rejecting angry accusations that the Democratic presidential candidate was given special treatment.

  • | Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — Four Dallas police officers were killed and seven others were wounded by snipers Thursday night during a demonstration protesting shootings by officers in Minnesota and Louisiana this week, according to Chief David O. Brown of the Dallas police.

  • Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:05am

    HAVANA (AP) — The number of American travelers to Cuba rose 84 percent for the first half of the year compared with the same January-June period in 2015, authorities said Thursday.

  • Posted: Jul 8 2016 - 12:01am

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is giving a San Diego County scientist $120 million to help transform the way medicine is practiced in the U.S. and begin treating patients based on their specific genetic makeup, lifestyle and environment.

  • | Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 10:38am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday tentatively approved scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities, further bridging the gulf between countries as close as 90 miles and an hour flight but long kept at a greater distance by the Cold War.

  • | Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 9:47am

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A newly discovered mega planet has not one, not two, but three suns. What’s more, a year there lasts half a millennium from Earth’s perspective.

  • | Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 9:39am

    Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid- April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy.

  • | Posted: Jul 7 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama scrapped plans Wednesday to cut American forces in Afghanistan by half before leaving office, a dispiriting blow to his hopes of extricating the U.S. after 15 years of fighting. He said he’ll leave 8,400 troops to address the country’s “precarious” security situation.